Indigenous History Month 2019 - APTN NewsAPTN News

NATIONAL INDIGENOUS HISTORY MONTH HEADER


Join us in celebrating National Indigenous History Month.

Throughout the month of June, we heard from you about who has made an impact on your life.

Read featured stories below.


Alexandria Anthony

“It would have to be my great great uncle, Cuthbert Grant Jr. First leader of the Manitoba Metis. He inspired me to put my Metis People First like he did.”




 

MACKENZIE-BROWN



Joel George

“One person who has impacted myself personally is Eddie Gough. Since working with him on this documentary “Roots Calling”, I have seen him grow in so many ways and have learned a lot from his journey, having gone with him through such a pivotal point in his life!”


 

HERMAN MICHELL



Paula Johnson-Jefferson

“My inspiration, my hero is my Mother Luci Johnson, she does so much for our home community of Maskwacis, for the last 18 years she has been a criminal court worker serving the 4 nations of Maskwacis. The respect she has earned by the crown, judges and lawyers speaks for it self she is known on a first name basis as she has continued to provide legal support to first nations and non first nations within the Wetaskiwin Courthouse, she has won many provincial awards for her recognition for her work with the criminal justice system, youth justice and has had a successful youth justice committee for the last 16 years serving the community.”


AUNALEE-AND-SOPHIA